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Virtually every pediatrician practicing today is schooled in “The Brazelton Way” of toilet training: Keep infants and young toddlers in disposable or cloth diapers until they are developmentally ready to sit and relieve themselves on the toilet. Or, as Erica … Continue reading

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Ghosts of the Arctic from Untitled Film Works on Vimeo: Ghosts of the Arctic was the type of passion project that my boyhood dreams were made of. Our goal was to venture out into the beautiful frozen expanse of Svalbard, … Continue reading

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  A new study from the Harvard Graduate School of Education sheds light on two glaring problems involving young people’s romantic and sexual lives: The first is that we as a society are failing to prepare young people for perhaps … Continue reading

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  Take a moment to study the map of Allegheny County (PA) above. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh measured air samples throughout the county in 2014, looking for “hot spots” of particulate matter (PM2.5), a common form of … Continue reading

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All-inclusive resorts are popular destinations for young people — particularly college students on Spring Break — and young families eager to vacation in tropical locations. With lodging, food, and beverages all paid for up front, it seems like a rather … Continue reading

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  A new study from the Pediatric Bone and Joint Clinic at Penn State College of Medicine — Hershey confirms what pediatricians have known for some time: All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are dangerous machines for children to be riding on. Lisa Rapaport … Continue reading

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  A European study recently confirmed that hereditary plays a principle role in the development of acne. Writing in this month’s Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, the researchers found a threefold greater incidence of acne in … Continue reading

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    Ned Ketyer, M.D.

    Ned Ketyer, M.D.

    Dr. Ketyer has special interests in developmental pediatrics and preventative medicine, specifically how nutrition and the environment affect health. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

    As one of the founding physicians of Pediatric Alliance, PC, Dr. Ketyer served as its president from 1997-2004. He has been practicing general pediatrics at Pediatric Alliance since 1990. Dr. Ketyer and his wife have three boys and live in Pittsburgh's South Hills. 



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